Office of Research Patient Care Services
A PART OF NURSING PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE
The Office of Research Patient Care Services (ORPCS) builds on the traditions of academic nursing established over 100 years ago at Stanford University.
With an enduring commitment to increasing staff involvement in research-related activities to benefit patients, families and health care professionals at Stanford Health Care. The Office of Research works as a synergized team to consult on a range of topics, including study design, data management, dissemination and funding opportunities across the organization. The Stanford Nurse Alumnae are the Stanford University liasion service that support nursing education and research at Stanford Health Care and contribute to the excellence of front-line clinical excellence.
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Individual and group meetings to discuss a range of research-related topics. This can discussions on "Is it research?", methodology and design, protocol development, institutional review board (IRB), and project oversight.
Guidance on data collection, preparation, and analysis. From descriptive statistics to inferential methods, we provide consultation on data management, data analysis, interpreting results, and writing-up the manuscript.
Advice on identifying funding opportunities and completing grant applications. This includes both external funding and internal grants, such as the Stanford Nursing Alumnae Legacy Grant and the Friends of Nursing Scholarships & Grants.
Abstracts, Posters & Manuscripts
Feedback on abstracts and posters for professional conferences; review of manuscripts for journal submission with guidance on scientific writing, effective use of imagery and text, and mentorship in manuscript writing.
Clinical Trials Support
Continuing education webinars on topics, such as how to prepare a Legacy Grant application, roles of nurses in clinical trials, and the research process.
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300 Pasteur Drive, M/C 5221
Stanford, CA 94305
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 3:00pm